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more coverage in just 15 minutes, ktvu's rob roth has been following the story since it first broke. he's been going through video from connecticut and he'll update us. >>> there was a scare yesterday with the threat of violence at some south bay schools. we were there as students returned to class and we'll report on their nervous moments on campus. >>> susan rice's withdraw has reignited questions about gender diversity. the front runner for that position is now senator john kerry. he joins two possible other appointees both also white men. chuck hagel is the top candidate to run the pentagon. and jack lew is likely to be tapped as treasury secretary. president obama sent a message to those who support legalizing marijuana. the president said he doesn't support legalizing marijuana as voters have just done in washington and colorado. even though it's against federal law he says he will not push enforcement saying there's bigger fish to fry. >> it really kind of opens the door for other states to legalize it because he did say those would be the lowest priorities. any state including c
firefighters to the hospital. ktvu's rob roth is here and tells us it happened even though the firefighters did everything they were supposed to do. rob? >> reporter: frank, the fire engine involved in yesterday's accident is now out of service. you can see the dent in the bumper that was struck by an suv. that sent four to the hospital, three of them firefighters. >> reporter: the accident happened yesterday, firefighters responded to a car collision on highway 24. the cars were on the shoulder and the firefighters followed protocol. >> we have a procedure that requires them to park the engine at an angle to protect the scene. >> reporter: officials say ideally they would have had a second engine but with so many 911 calls the next closest engine responded to another emergency. >> we were extremely busy yesterday and we didn't have two engines for this emergency. >> reporter: 9:30 a.m. yesterday morning a car clipped the back of the fire truck, moments later a suv strucked the fire -- struck the fire engine. >> we will look at this incident and we will try to identify areas that we can improve
. $ >>> continuing coverage of a strike by crab fisherman over the price they will be paid. ktvu's rob roth is live with how the strike is effecting more than just the two sides. rob? >> reporter: normally these boats would be unloading fresh crab but they have been docked for a week over a dispute about prices. they just wrapped up a meeting but nothing was resolve. they will meet again tomorrow. >> reporter: you can still get crab but it is frozen, not fresh. crab boats have been in the harbor since last week when fish brokers announced they were dropping the price. >> our expenses are the same they were. people still want crab. same beautiful crab. >> reporter: fisherman are anxious to get back out to sea. >> it is tough. i have two guys down here. came from washington to work. make money and they are just sitting around. they are all paid on a share basis and they are not catching fish and not making money. >> reporter: restaurants are making due. they are getting crab from other areas but it is not the same. >> we like to take them off the boat. >> reporter: there are still fresh crabs at the
a year ago. >>> some good news for crab fishermen. their dispute is now over. rob roth tells us what they finally agreed on that lets them take their boats out to sea. rob. >> reporter: well frank, here at fisherman's wharf, fishermen are working in the dark getting their boats ready, they are going back to work. crab fishermen are getting ready, many are loading squid on to their boats to use as crab bait. some told us they expect to head out after midnight. >> i'm happy that we're going out to make some money finally. >> reporter: crab fishermen in san francisco stopped fishing last week when wholesalers said they were dropping the price. but today the wholesalers agreed to the $3 price and crab fishing is back on. >> it's all about the price. we can't fish for less than $3 a pound on this crab. and they got enough orders to put us back to work so we're going to go back to work. >> reporter: some wholesalers say after thanksgiving demand for crabs dropped. now that the holidays are coming, demand is going back up. >> they've cleared out all of their inventory so now they're ready
. >> the bomb threat was directed at a teacher who was well liked. >> rob roth tells us what recautions are being taken by police -- precautions are being taken. >> reporter: it is unclear why the teacher was targeted, students say the teacher was quite popular. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news is not identifying him for his safety. >> we set a good atmosphere for learning. i don't know why it was him that this happened to. >> whatever it is i am sure it is a joke. he is the last person anyone should target. >> reporter: the teacher gets positive reviews. one student called him funny. a year ago a student posted a comment he makes me want to cry. the teacher declined our request for a comment. the sherriff's department is providing protection for him. >> there is a deputy or two that are staying with the teacher and his family to ensure his safety and the safety of his family. >> reporter: they haven't yet uncovered any reasons why the teacher is under threat. students had the day off. we found one studying. >> i am probably going to study a little more till maybe 4:00 p.m. and then tak
and that is whether theyope -- when they opened fire. >>> police are looking for two men who robbed a gas station today about 5:30 a.m. this morning. police say one demanded money while a second man pulled out a gun. both robbers werethol,thol -- were tall, thin and african american. they both ran away. >>> oom members of the board -- tomorrow members of the board of supervisors are going to discuss changes regard credit card use. this comes after he misused public money with his county credit card. among the changes are a requirement for written receipts and submitting receipts. >>> u.s. airlines continues to set new records. airlines received $924 million in baggage fees. that is up 3% from last year. delta and united collected the most at $187 million for united and delta 663 million this year. >>> because of the rain drivers had to deal with wet road today over the bay area. this is highway 17 in the mountains. the wet roads led to a few fender benders on roadways. weather permitting crews will be out tonight repairing damage from the rain. traffic delays are expected. one way traffic on high
for the burglary suspect put a preschool in cupertino on lock down. ktvu's rob roth has been updating us all afternoon. >> reporter: within the past half hour police called off the search for the third of three suspected burglars. the three men left their car in this parking lot. they ran through this opening and into the neighborhood. police quickly arrested two of the men. >> reporter: this is the car that the three men left in this shopping center. officers were trying to get the car to pull over for speeding. >> vehicle pulled over and sped off again. pulled into this parking lot. >> reporter: police say the men didn't wait for the car to stop before running away. >> the car was still rolling. they jumped out of the vehicle as it rolled to the stop. >> the men took off running into a neighborhood. police caught one suspect immediately. one neighbor saw to of the men -- saw two of the men. >> i was scared when i zootheism in the backyard -- when i saw them in the backyard. >> police arrested one and the other got away. authorities seeled off streets and conducted backyard searches. polic
that was supposed to be evicted to is still going strong. ktvu's rob ross live in the city here with why after 32 years that center is being forced out. rob. >> we're inside the haight ashbury recycling center. it's the oldest recycling center in san francisco. now, the center was supposed to be evicted today, but as you can see, it's still here. >> at the haight ashbury neighborhood council recycling center today, it was business as usual except for one de tail. the center next to stadium was supposed to shut down by today after 32 years being evicted. >> we're weight to hear from the sheriff, you know, and when the sheriff comes, we'll, you know, fight back. >> a spokesman for the sheriff's department told us it will evict the center rs just not today and no word on when. the city says the area isn't zoned for a recycling center and it doesn't belong in golden gate park even after more than three decades. >> there's a move from the neighborhood to convert the sight to a community garden which our commission felt was a much more appropriate use for a park site. >> some of the neighborhoods say w
be history. ktvu's rob roth is live where residents is saying this is about their health. >> reporter: many people say it used to be easier to buy drugs than fresh produce till fresh and easy moved in, now they may be closing. >> reporter: it took years to get a high quality full service grocery store to come to the district. now 18 months after it opened they may be closing. >> we fought hard to have it here. >> the company announced because of poor financial performance it is looking to sell the chain. if it can't find a chain all 200 stores in california, nevada, and arizona should shut down. >> it would be disappointing. >> they have one of the highest rate of diabetes and heart disease in san francisco and they are the only large store that sells fresh fruits and vegetables. >> there is a lot of food in the neighborhood, just not healthy food. >> reporter: again, the prices here are very good. to give you an idea what the store meant, the ground breaking was a major city event. >> we start something that is supposed to help the community and then it leaves the community. >> while it i
college in a state of lockdown right now. >>> investigators in pleasant hill are trying to find -- rob roth is live with the impact this is having. >> reporter: three incidents in just the past week and a half and typically quiet pleasant hill. the most recent incident happened here at sequoia middle school. parents and teachers call it unnerving. a motorcycle patrolman came to keep watch, reassuring presence for parents and students. >> it's hard getting my daughter to school today. but, you know, we can't live in a bubble. >> reporter: yesterday morning just three days after the violence in connecticut a threatening call came in. >> the caller stated you're next and hung up. >> reporter: the school was locked down, police came and found no actual threat. >> by creating this sort of distraction it only adds to disrupt our school and our students lives. >> reporter: the threat came one week after a pipe bomb was discovered a mile away in the bushes at pleasant hill elementary. that school was evacuated. three days before that a group of juveniles were arrested in the parking lot of col
stories about mothers who have lost their children to violence. rob roth shows us how for them life does go. amid the difficult days there sometimes comes a day like today. >> reporter: this was the day to be pampered and perhaps set aside anguish if only for a few hours. >> it's like a vacation. >> reporter: valiry is part of a club no one wants to be in. each has lost a child to homicide. this mother has buried four of her children. all died violently. >> there are times i cried my eyes almost out. >> reporter: today she could relax a little. she along with the other mothers here are members of the healing circle. >> that makes me feel good. i have not had my nails done in years. >> you need soothing for all this negative and stress that's going on. >> reporter: we thought this was a wonderful way to take a moment away from some grieving moms. to really enjoy something and personalize and help get a healing process going. >> reporter: these mothers say what happened in connecticut a week ago has hit them especially hard. they know the painful road those families are now on. >> take it
away. they ran away after robbing the citibank. this is just east of 101 near downtown in san rafael. investigators are on the scene. interviewing witnesses, tellers who had contact with the robbers. they got away but at this point the search is just beginning and police are trying to figure out what happened and who is responsible. we will stay on top of this and try to get more information from police as we just spoke with them. we will have an update on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> tomorrow could be another friday or could be the end of the world. ktvu's ann rubin is live in san francisco with how some are preparing and other are not. >> reporter: that's right. here they have a doom's day party planned for tonight. some people are celebrating, others are stock piling just in case. >> reporter: is it the end of civilization or the end of the mien cal-- mayan calendar. answering thousands of e-mails and calls and supplying video answers online. >> this is a big hoax. it will be a day just like any other. >> reporter: still stores have seen a spike in business from those buyi
seasons. ktvu's rob recall h is live -- robert handa is live where fans are cheering. >> reporter: cheering with san jose state capping off a successful season in terms of spreading spartan pride. >> reporter: san jose state football fans show up often downtown, especially -- but today in the military bowl it was harder to find a seat. >> i love it. i mean, we had a great year. >> reporter: this year's grads watched the team go from 1-12 to this year's success and then saw the head coach take a job with colorado before today's game. >> i am so proud of them. how far they have come. they believe it themselves first and now they turned everyone else into believers. >> there were no believers as the game went on. >> inside the 10 -- [ cheers and applause ] >> i think san jose state is a sleeping giant in terms of the sports program here. >> reporter: it came down to the last few minutes. san jose state came out the winner. >> game was amazing. >> i am thrilled to be a spartan. to be going to san jose state. our school is coming together. >> reporter: well before anyone gets carried a
to rob prostitutes. butler has already pleaded guilty and is in prison. >>> oakland police report the arrest of a suspect in a shooting that left a man in serious condition this morning. police say it happened just after 9:00 a.m. near east 31st street and 13th avenue. they say that the suspect shot the victim several times, then ran off and jumped into a car. police did get the license plate number from a witness and caught up with him near the fruitvale district at about 10:30 a.m. they have not yet released the name of the suspect but say a gun was thrown from his car. >>> coming up at 5:30, what oakland police are saying today about the suspect arrested for an attack on an autistic teenager. >>> a big jump in home prices shows the housing market is bouncing back. there was a 6.3% increase in october compared to a year ago. prices were up in a total of 45 states including california. we saw a 9% gain. at 6:00, there are signs after housing boom in one east bay community. the unusual call some homeowners are receiving from realtors. >>> on capitol hill today republicans and demo
in or out of this campus here. now it started with an armed robbery at a jewelry store. five suspects robbed that jewelry store and then took off. there was a high speed chase. when the chase ended five people got out of the car and one of them was detained. that leaves four suspects still at large and some police believe that some or all of them may still be here on campus. there is a campus wide search going on and at this point these police vehicles are going to stay on the scene. we're also going to keep monitoring developments there in orange county. we'll bring you the very latest on this developing story coming up on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >> police are hoping you'll call them if you recognize a person involved in a package theft case. investigators posted this video on youtube yesterday. surveillance cameras caught these imagines of a man approaching a home on logan drive on saturday. he grabs a package from the front doorstep and goes back to his car in front of the house. police stay car might be a honda civic. freemont police are asking if you recognize the man or the car to
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